Social distance this holiday season but take in Christmas in New York City with this private tour

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Private New York City Christmas Tour

New York City is a very popular tourist destination during the Christmas season.  Some believe it’s worth a trip just to see the Christmas window displays on 5th Avenue.

The best way to take in all the beauty and excitement in the Big Apple during the holiday season is on a private tour.  This 6-hour private tour will include door-to-door transport or up to 6 people in a private minivan.  You’ll be picked up at your hotel by your knowledgeable guide/driver.  Since it is your private tour, you can customize the itinerary.


The classic Christmas tour begins at Central Park where you’ll stop and see the lovely decorated trees and ice skating ponds.  You can window shop and see the Christmas window extravaganzas in department stores on Fifth Avenue.

Pass the Plaza Hotel and its elegant Christmas tree and then go under the gigantic Swarovski Crystal Snow Flake, the world’s largest snowflake.  Get a glimpse of the gleaming glitz in Tiffany’s.  See the beautiful nativity scene at St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

The world-famous New York City Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center is stunning and you can watch the ice skaters on the Ice Rink.  Few things can get you in the holiday spirit like this can.

You’ll drive along the Avenue of the Americas and see lights and giant nutcrackers and toy trains.  See the beautiful decorations and twinkling lights in Soho and Greenwich Village.  

Other holiday sights that can be seen include

  • Times Square
  • Bryant Park and ice rink
  • Little Italy Christmas decorations
  • Statue of Liberty from the shore
  • Grand Central Terminal
  • Holiday Market
  • World Trade Center 9/11 Memorial
  • Wall Street

As you’re seeing the seasonal sights, your guide will give you some of the history and facts about the sights.  You’ll also learn about holiday traditions in this great city.  

Lunch is included in your ticket.  At the end of the tour, you’ll be driven back to your hotel or to a destination of your choice in New York City.

Additional Information

This private tour operates on your schedule and at your pace.  If you aren’t interested in seeing one of the usual sights, you won’t see it.  Tell your guide what you’re interested in and what you want to see.  Your tour will be customized to suit the interests of your group.  

See in 6 hours what it could take you 2 or 3 days to see on your own.  Let someone else do the driving and the planning and have to worry about where to park.  You can just sit back and take in all the sights.

Private driving tours are a safer way to tour New York City.  There is no need to put you or your family at risk on a crowded bus or in a large crowd with people from all over the globe.  There is no need to expose yourself or your family to the germs, bacteria, and viruses of the crowded streets and subways.  The private tours include one guide/driver and your group.  You’ll tour socially distanced in a minivan that has been deep cleaned and sanitized regularly.

Book this through Viator to get the best available price.